Gucci Mane Net Worth (2022 Update): The Gucci Mane Way
With a net worth of $14 million, American rapper Gucci Mane has transformed his life of violence and prison to a tale of greatness and success.
But How Did He Make His Money?
The one thing that’s well-known about ultra high net worth individuals (UHNWs) – the folks worth at least $30 million USD – is that virtually ALL of them have some part of their fortune in real estate.
Many of the more famous rich people and “celebrity entrepreneurs” actually got their start in real estate. And that’s great for them! Not so much for us…
See, more millionaires are created during recessions than any other part of the economic cycle. Which is cool, except the last real recession was 2008, when real estate prices were in the tank and you could buy a whole neighborhood with $100,000.
Now, though, real estate prices are through the roof, and interest rates are skyrocketing too. So how does the everyday person start building a massive net worth in an economy like this one?
But for now, let’s dig in a little more about Gucci Mane…
February 12, 1980
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Source of Wealth
Rapper, Songwriter, And Record Executive
American rapper Gucci Mane Gucci Mane was one of the first people to make trap music in the 2000s and 2010s.
Gucci Mane has made over 71 mixtapes and 13 studio albums in his career, including “Trap House,” “Hard to Kill,” “Trap-A-Thon,” “Back to the Trap House,” and “East Atlanta Santa.”
In 2007, he started his own record company 1017 Records. He has worked with Drake, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Selena Gomez, Mariah Carey, and Marilyn Manson.
Gucci Mane has been in the trap music scene in Atlanta for so long that a lot of rappers like Young Thug, Migos, Rich Homie Quan, 21 Savage, and Lil Yachty look up to him a lot.
In 2013, Gucci Mane filed a lawsuit against his former manager Debra Antney and her son, rapper Waka Flocka Flame for stealing. Since 2010, Gucci Mane has been arrested and put in jail several times for drug charges, assault, and breaking probations.
Gucci Mane is now under with the label Atlantic Records and is set to put out another album in 2022.
Radric Delantic Davis was born in Bessemer, Alabama. When he was born, his father was on the run from the police in Detroit, Michigan for selling crack cocaine and heroin.
Gucci Mane’s maternal grandmother raised him while his mother went to college. His maternal grandfather, Walter Lee Davis, was stationed in the Pacific Ocean in World War II.
Gucci Mane got into rap and hip hop when his older half-brother, took him to see Run-DMC, the Beastie Boys, and LL Cool J when he was young.
He moved to Atlanta with his mom in 1989. Growing up in a bad neighborhood, he used to sell drugs when he was in middle school, and use the money he got for Christmas to buy crack to sell to other people.
Even though Gucci Mane sold drugs as a side job, he didn’t use them for the first few years he did it. He had been selling drugs for two years when someone stopped him on his bike, put a gun to his head, and stole from him.
Gucci Mane did well in high school and was liked by his friends. He finished high school in 1998 with a 3.0 GPA and a scholarship to Georgia Perimeter College.
In 2001, he was kicked out of college after an undercover police officer found him with crack cocaine. He got 90 days in county jail and was put on probation.
Gucci Mane started writing poetry when he was young and started rapping when he was 14 along with fellow Atlanta-based rappers T.I. and Young Jeezy.
It wasn’t until after his first arrest that he started to take music seriously. He put out an album called La Flare, which was on 1,000 CDs that he gave out all over East Atlanta. He also made a song “So Icy” with Young Jeezy that was put out by Tommy Boy Records.
In 2005, Gucci Mane released his debut album “Trap House.” The album made it into the Top 20 of the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and reached the top of the Billboard Heatseekers Album chart.
In 2006, he followed it by another studio album “Hard to Kill. It had the hit single “Freaky Gurl,” which reached the top of the Hot Rap Tracks at number 12. In 2010, he released his another hip-hop album called “The State vs. Radric Davis” under Warner Bros. Records
In 2017, Gucci Mane wrote “The Autobiography of Gucci Mane,” and “The Gucci Mane Guide to Success” in 2020.
How Does He Do It?
Gucci Mane Success Clues
One: whatever you’re thinking, think bigger.
Two: find something to be excited about every day.
Three: keep grinding even when everyone else is already asleep.
Featured Gucci Mane's Best Quotes Of All Time Quotes
"Before I make an action, think about the consequences. ... Any decision I make is a heavy decision."
"I'm satisfied and proud of the things I did - even the bumps and the bruises that I've had on the way. You fall down, you get up, you brush yourself off and you keep going. And that's what we're doing."
"I always have faith that something's going to happen good for you, and it going to happen."
"Don't ever drop your head. Don't ever feel like you counted out."
Radric Davis, Gucci Mane — whatever you want to call him. It doesn’t change the fact that he’s slowly reclaiming himself in the music scene.
As of 2022, Gucci Mane’s net worth is $14 million, and seeing how he likes to aim high high, it’s only a matter of time before his name become a familiarity.
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